Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 27, 2018

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded Prologis, Inc. PLD from Neutral to Overweight. Prologis rose 1.86 percent to close at $61.23 on Monday.
  • B. Riley upgraded BB&T Corporation BBT from Neutral to Buy. BB&T shares rose 2.07 percent to $53.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup upgraded American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. AXL from Neutral to Buy. American Axle shares rose 3.30 percent to close at $15.34 on Monday.
  • Bernstein upgraded Cheniere Energy, Inc. LNG from Market Perform to Outperform. Cheniere Energy shares rose 0.95 percent to $53.00 in pre-market trading.
  • DA Davidson upgraded National Bank Holdings Corporation NBHC from Neutral to Buy. National Bank shares rose 2.10 percent to close at $32.52 on Monday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. PETX from Hold to Buy. Aratana Therapeutics shares fell 2.03 percent to close at $3.87 on Monday.
  • Citigroup upgraded Roku, Inc. ROKU from Sell to Neutral. Roku shares fell 2.43 percent to $33.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Roth Capital upgraded Sierra Wireless, Inc. SWIR from Neutral to Buy. Sierra Wireless shares rose 3.48 percent to $16.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Mizuho upgraded Xcel Energy Inc. XEL from Neutral to Buy. Xcel Energy shares rose 0.91 percent to close at $44.14 on Monday.
  • Raymond James upgraded Farmers National Banc Corp. FMNB from Market Perform to Outperform. Farmers National Banc shares rose 5.24 percent to close at $14.05 on Monday.


Top Downgrades

  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Newell Brands Inc. NWL from Buy to Hold. Newell Brands shares fell 0.46 percent to $25.94 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded NiSource Inc. NI from Buy to Neutral. NiSource shares fell 0.56 percent to $23.27 in pre-market trading.
  • Bernstein downgraded Williams Companies, Inc. WMB from Outperform to Market Perform. Williams Companies shares fell 0.75 percent to $25.26 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Canadian Solar Inc. CSIQ from Neutral to Underweight. Canadian Solar shares rose 2.52 percent to close at $17.51 on Monday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan downgraded GGP Inc. GGP from Overweight to Neutral. GGP shares rose 2.69 percent to $21.76 in pre-market trading.
  • Bernstein downgraded Chesapeake Energy Corporation CHK from Market Perform to Underperform. Chesapeake Energy shares fell 0.96 percent to $3.09 in pre-market trading.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Unit Corporation UNT from Buy to Hold. Unit shares fell 0.93 percent to $19.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Kimco Realty Corporation KIM from Equal-Weight to Underweight. Kimco Realty shares fell 0.85 percent to $14.07 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgraded Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM from Outperform to In-Line. Dominion Energy Midstream shares rose 0.46 percent to $16.35 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on DISH Network Corporation DISH with an Outperform rating. The price target for DISH is set to $54. DISH shares closed at $37.09 on Monday.
  • Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Rambus Inc. RMBS with a Buy rating. The price target for Rambus is set to $17. Rambus shares closed at $13.49 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on Lam Research Corporation LRCX with a Buy rating. The price target for Lam Research is set to $250. Lam Research closed at $214.96 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Regency Centers Corporation REG with an Overweight rating. The price target for Regency Centers is set to $65. Regency Centers closed at $56.62 on Monday.
  • Bank of America initiated coverage on Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ADMS with a Buy rating. The price target for Adamas Pharmaceuticals is set to $39. Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $24.40 on Monday.
  • Credit Suisse initiated coverage on MEDNAX, Inc. MD with a Neutral rating. The price target for MEDNAX is set to $57. MEDNAX shares closed at $55.06 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Leerink Swann assumed coverage on ARMO BioSciences, Inc. ARMO with an Outperform rating. The price target for ARMO BioSciences is set to $50. ARMO BioSciences shares closed at $39.97 on Monday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Fulton Financial Corporation FULT with a Neutral rating. The price target for Fulton Financial is set to $18. Fulton Financial shares closed at $18.15 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Comcast Corporation CMCSA with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Comcast is set to $39. Comcast shares closed at $33.54 on Monday.
  • Longbow Research initiated coverage on Texas Instruments Incorporated TXN with a Neutral rating. Texas Instruments shares closed at $106.60 on Monday.
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